BEST in Baking

 

Celebrating excellence in the baking industry!

Together with Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, the International Baking Industry Exhibition (IBIE)’s BEST in Baking Program honors suppliers and bakeries committed to excellence in the industry’s most paramount topics—from sustainability and supply chain innovation to workforce development.

Qualifiers are featured in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s IBIE Show Issue, in IBIE pre-show promotions and in the BEST in Baking Lounge at IBIE 2019.

Location: Grand Concourse

IBIE BEST in Baking 2016 Sustainability Award WinnerFor 2019, the IBIE Best in Baking Program has been revamped and expanded to recognize IBIE exhibitors and suppliers that, in their support of the baking industry, have made particularly notable achievements that foster better plant efficiency, improved bakery formulas, streamlined operations and otherwise drive continued growth of the baking industry.

2019 Industry Honors Include:

1. SUSTAINABILITY

This category recognizes suppliers that foster energy conservation, reduced water usage, a decrease in landfill waste, healthy living and/ or a reduction of the overall impact on the environment in the following ways:

 Ingredients:

  • Cargill | Booth# 451
  • Bay State Milling | Booth# 7723
  • Ciranda | Booth# 1073
  • Corbion | Booth # 6049
  • DuPont Nutrition & Health | Booth# 5015
  • Holton Food Products | Booth# 323
  • Manildra Group USA | Booth# 2036
  • Palsgaard | Booth# 7389
  • Renmatix | Booth# 212
— TOP HONORS

 Equipment:

  • Heuft/Thermo-Oel GmbH & Co. KG | Booth# 7737
  • Air Management Technologies, Inc. | Booth# 6880
  • Bakery Concepts International | Booth# 2735
  • Hayon Manufacturing Corp. | Booth# 936
  • Houdijk Holland | Booth# 7767, 7883
  • Intralox | Booth# 6029
  • Mecatherm (M-TA Oven) | Booth# 6437
  • Mecatherm (M-NS Divider) | Booth# 6437
  • Varimixer | Booth# 4063
  • Topos Modial | Booth# 4931
—TOP HONORS

Packaging:

  • Handi-Foil | Booth# 6816
—TOP HONORS

Logistics:

  • Flexibake | Booth# 2354
—TOP HONORS
  • Thymly Products | Booth# 4503
  • Focus Works | Booth# 5269
  • Harvest Food Solutions | Booth# 2011
—TOP HONORS

2. SANITATION—NEW for 2019
A sanitation strategy is of utmost importance to bakery facilities in the wake of contamination, recalls and other public events. This category recognizes bakers and suppliers that are developing or utilizing innovative sanitation equipment, infrastructure materials like floors and walls, products, technology, or software that improve sanitation procedures, streamline facility maintenance, improve food safety, reduce environmental impact, or otherwise brings a notable level of innovation to the baking industry.

  • ChemxWorks | Booth# 5361
—TOP HONORS
  • Flexco (Novitool Aero Splice Press) | Booth# 7253
—TOP HONORS
  • Goodway Technologies | Booth# 2005
—TOP HONORS
  • KLEANZ (Nexcor Food Safety Technologies) | Booth# 5250
—TOP HONORS
  • Babb Group | Booth# 5681
  • Best Sanitizers | Booth# 2277
  • Flexco (FGP Food Grade Precleaner) | Booth# 7253
  • Formost Fuji | Booth# 6026
  • Koenig Bakery Systems | Booth# 5889
  • VMI | Booth# 2605, 6779

3. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT—NEW for 2019 
Despite a booming economy, bakery manufacturing positions are going unfilled and skilled workers are becoming hard to come by. This category will honor bakers and suppliers who are developing programs that foster sustainable development and ongoing growth of the baking industry workforce.

  • More Than a Bakery
—TOP HONORS
  • Main Street Gourmet 
—TOP HONORS
  • Nummies Bakery

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONNEW for 2019
From snack bars to cronuts, the baking industry is constantly bringing new, innovative products to market. Open to bakers only, this category recognizes companies that are charging forward with the next “big thing” in baking.
High-Volume Bakery:

  • Alpha Baking Co.
—TOP HONORS
  • CraftMark Bakery
—TOP HONORS

Intermediate-Volume Bakery:

  • Just Desserts
—TOP HONORS

 Retail Bakery:

  • Victoria’s Sugar Shack
—TOP HONORS
  • La Canasta Mexican Food Product Inc.
  • Sweet Life Specialty Foods

INGREDIENT CATEGORY SPONSOR:

Columbus Vegetable Oils IBIE BEST in Baking Category Sponsor

 

  • Official Media Provider

  • Platinum Media Sponsors

  • Gold Media Sponsors

  • International and Promotional Partners